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Jason Puracal in his prison cell

12 Years in Pursuit of Vindication

The International Human Rights Clinic scored a victory for a Tacoma man who was wrongfully imprisoned abroad.

University of Washington School of Law student James Stafford (left) and Seattle University School of Law alumnus David Fernández Antelo ’23 (right) visit the Capitol in Olympia the day the wage theft bill is signed into law.

From Advocacy to Action

Students in Seattle U Law's Workers' Rights Clinic score a victory against wage theft with passage of legislation.

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Law school welcomes five new teacher-scholars to career faculty

The new professors, whose positions begin July 1, 2023, are Erin Carr (legal writing), Jeremiah Chin (constitutional law), Elizabeth Ford (law clinic), Kip Hustace (civil procedure), and Luke Maher (tax law).

February 6, 2023

Clinic students testify in favor of worker protection bill

Students in the law school’s Workers’ Rights Clinic testified before a Washington State Legislature committee in Olympia last week, arguing for a measure that would deter wage theft and help workers recover from victimization by their employers.

February 2, 2023

Law students condemn gender policing in solidarity with Iranians

In a show of solidarity with human rights protesters in Iran, Seattle University School of Law students issued a statement condemning gender policing and discrimination by the governing Islamic regime and are working to educate the law school community about the country’s laws and history.

November 28, 2022